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Keep up to date with all the latest news from the North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation

The Columba Project benefits from NYMMO Dog Training Days

March 13, 2019

NYMMO are really proud to be able to hand over £1,000.00 to Maureen Westerman who has been the project co-ordinator for the Columba Project in Middesbrough since it’s inception in […]

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Frog Spawn Spotting

March 5, 2019

January and February is a key time for frogs and toads as this is the period in which they start spawning. For anyone who doesn’t know the difference between Frog […]

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Gun Dog Handler Training on the North York Moors

March 3, 2019

A massive thank you to John Cavana and Connolly’s Red Mills for putting on 3 days of HPR (Hunt, Point, Retrieve) Gun Dog Handler Training on the North York Moors. […]

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Controlled Cool Burns v Wildfires

March 1, 2019

THE MINIMAL DAMAGE  V  THE DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES The following are informative words of Ian Coghill, these need to be heard, appreciated and essentially understood. “Yesterday I attended a GWCT meeting […]

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Moorland Burning – A Common Sight at this Time Of Year

February 19, 2019

If you’ve been out on the moors in recent weeks then you’ll undoubtedly have seen plumes of smoke from the Moorland burning which is currently taking place. This is an […]

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NYMMO at The British Shooting Show

February 17, 2019

NYMMO attended the British Shooting Show at the N.E.C. in Birmingham for the very first time this year and WOW it was certainly a big event.  We were helping out […]

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An Unfortunate End for the Juvenile Hen Harrier

February 16, 2019

Unfortunately this type of information rarely makes the press  so I thought I’d share for you all. Hen Harriers are listed as a Schedule 1 species under The Wildlife and […]

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National Nest Box Week – Time To Get Building

February 14, 2019

Today marks the start of National Nest Box Week, a week long event running from the 14th to the 21st February, where focus is given to nesting birds and everyone […]

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NORTH YORK MOORS ESTATES WITNESS RECORD GROUSE SEASON

February 14, 2019

Over 6,000 days of seasonal employment provided in North Yorkshire. Estates within the North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Group (NYMMO) are reflecting on the latest grouse season with many hailing it […]

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HPR Training Days are back for 2019

February 10, 2019

In conjunction with Connolly’s Red Mills, NYMMO will again be running HPR training days on the moorland, for further details please contact John Cavana directly. The HPR training days held […]

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NYMMO are Guest Speakers at the Farmers Breakfast, Lythe

February 8, 2019

I had a really enjoyable morning out at Lythe on Wednesday when I attended The Rural Community/Farmers Breakfast with one of our NYMMO gamekeepers Charlie. We were invited by Isabelle […]

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The Youth in Game Keeping

February 6, 2019

The second NYMMO film is here, please spread the word and help us to educate more people about who we are and what we are about. Tom, Albert, Becky and […]

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Confirmation of the White-Tailed Eagle (Sea Eagle) on the North York Moors

February 5, 2019

Really excited to be sharing this video, we’ve had the confirmation that we definitely have a White-Tailed Eagle (Sea Eagle) on the North York Moors.  This special bird has been […]

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Final Day of the Pheasant Season – Must be Time for a Keepers Day

February 2, 2019

February 1st came and it was certainly an interesting end to the season for the annual keepers day! There was a little more snow than anticipated/wanted which made for a […]

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Gamekeepers – The Next Generation

January 23, 2019

The second NYMMO film has  just been released, please help us to promote and educate more people about who we are and what we are about. Tom, Albert, Becky and […]

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Dual Purpose Beating Flags

January 20, 2019

It’s January………………………. You’re out beating…………………. The weather is snowy……………………. What Better way to keep warm and have fun with friends?  Revisit your youth and test drive a dual purpose beating […]

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Educating the Children about Fox Control

January 19, 2019

Over the last 2 days the North York Moors has seen a fair amount of snow and the gamekeepers have been very busy out looking for foxes.  Today they’ve had […]

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The Snow Is Back!

January 17, 2019

Please take care if you’re travelling to the North York Moors over the coming days as the snow has now arrived with further showers forecast over the coming days. We’ve […]

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Dreams Can Come True

January 14, 2019

Dreams really can come true and for Steve Winspear and his dog Kiltonbeck Rollo this happened last weekend at the working Cocker Championship in Lauder. This is an absolutely fantastic […]

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A Big Thank You for Helping Us

January 9, 2019

NYMMO would like to thank the Dudley Arms for their continued support with our ongoing Gift Of Game campaign.  They are very kindly storing free of charge the ready meals […]

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